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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Located in: Westside District


2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
United States

Phone: 520-883-1380

Fax: 520-883-2500

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  • Green Business

Focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert, The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will turn your idea of a museum inside out. Guests will enjoy a quintessential Sonoran Desert experience which includes: an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery. Explore 21 acres with two miles of walking trails. Highlights include Stingray Touch, the Hummingbird Aviary, Warden Aquarium and Earth Sciences Center where guests descend into a replica limestone cave. Enjoy live animal presentations that showcase a variety of desert animals and be sure not to miss Raptor Free Flight (seasonal) where native birds of prey fly so close you can feel the brush of feathers! Open daily, year-round. Hours/rates vary.

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    Based on 7732 reviews
  • #2 of 268 things to do in Tucson
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This is not a quick visit kind of place. We were there for 5 hrs and weren't able to see it all. The beauty is indescribable and must be seen. We did pet the stingrays,went into the cave,saw the...

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Overwhelmed by the beauty of this park

We visited the park in October 2018 and got very excited, better said thrilled by the nature shown. The museum contains huge knowledge about nature and provides the scientific background in an easy...

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Natural History

We went here before going to the western side of Saguaro park, thinking an hour or so would be sufficient. Think again, this is a living natural history museum, and not all the attractions are in...

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
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  • Patio Dining
  • Private Dining Room

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150